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Canberra Capitals lose Alex Bunton to WNBL rival Adelaide Lightning

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have lost the battle to retain Alex Bunton.

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Adelaide Lightning dashes Canberra Capitals' hopes

Sport.  WNBL Canberra Capitals vs Adelaide Lightning at AIS Arena.    Canberra Capitals player Jessica Bibby takes a shot.  11 January 2014.  Canberra Times photo Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals are adamant they can avoid slumping to their worst season in more than a decade, despite suffering a heartbreaking 11-point loss at the AIS Arena on Saturday.

Canberra Capitals down Adelaide Lightning

Sport.  Canberra Capitals players Jessica Bibby and Carly Wilson celebrate their win over Adelaide at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Canberra Capitals toppled the Adelaide Lightning at the AIS Arena on Friday night.

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Australian veteran Jenni Screen retires from Opals

Sudden retirement: Jenni Screen.

Roy Ward Two-time Olympic medallist surprises teammates by retiring before the world championships.

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Canberra Capitals sign Adelaide WNBL star Stephanie Talbot

Sport,  Adelaide #5 Stephanie Talbot fouls Canberra Capitals #30 Michelle Cosier during the match at AIS. 9 November 2012. Photo: Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have pulled off a major recruiting coup.

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Future of Canberra Capitals star Carley Mijovic undecided

Mijovic has decided to bypass the WNBA season after being drafted by Washington Mystics. But a dual passport through her Serbian background makes her an attractive prospect for rich European clubs.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are hopeful Carley Mijovic will remain at the club next season.

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Dandenong Rangers poised to sign Liz Cambage

Liz Cambage is set to rejoin the WNBL.

Roy Ward Dandenong Rangers are set to sign Australian star Liz Cambage for the next WNBL season.

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Canberra Capitals lose Carley Mijovic while Dandenong gains Liz Cambage

Carley Mijovic will leave Canberra for Adelaide.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals have lost rising star Carley Mijovic to the Adelaide Lightning.

Liz Cambage, WNBL

Basketballer Liz Cambage signs with Dandenong Rangers

Liz Cambage is set to rejoin the WNBL.

Roy Ward Olympian and WNBA star Liz Cambage will return home to Melbourne for the summer.

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Capitals chase Kristen Veal and Carley Mijovic to join Lauren Jackson, Abby Bishop and Stephanie Talbot

Stephanie Talbot has signed with the Capitals.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals will ramp up their bid to build a championship-winning roster as they close in on veteran Kristen Veal and rising star Carley Mijovic.

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Lauren Jackson positive about long-term future

Canberra Capitals' Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson has started a worldwide search for a new Canberra Capitals teammate.

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Logan Thunder out of WNBL

Natalie Hurst of the Canberra Capitals and Kristen Veal of Logan Thunder during a WNBL game in December.

Roy Ward The WNBL will play with only eight teams next season after Logan Thunder withdrew from the league on Monday.

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Four Canberra Capitals to be named in extended world championships squad

Capitals player Carley Mijovic has been named in the extended Opals squad for the world championships, along with Lauren Jackson, Abby Bishop and Nat Hurst.

David Polkinghorne Extremely mobile, great ball-handling skills and athletic - they're the tools Opals coach Brendan Joyce believes could help Canberra Capitals forward Carley Mijovic make the final squad for the world...

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Canberra Capitals star Abby Bishop wants to shut down Suzy Batkovic, the Townsville Fire's most dangerous weapon

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Bendigo Bank Spirit at the AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Abby Bishop reacts during the match. 20th October 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop is hoping she can use her intricate knowledge of Suzy Batkovic to her advantage on Friday.

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The Capitals welcome their new cardinal Abby Bishop

London Olympic Games  2012
Basketball at Olympic Park , Australia v China in the womens quarter final , Australia's Abby Bishop competes for a rebound against Song Gao
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Tuesday the 7th of August 2012

Chris Dutton They missed out on superstar Lauren Jackson but the Canberra Capitals have declared Abby Bishop ‘‘the next best thing’’.

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Basketball: Canberra Capitals' Carly Wilson eyes more glory following WNBL honour

Lee Gaskin She's always been pretty in pink, and the WNBL's newest life member wants to bring back her trademark socks to cap her career.

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Canberra Capitals move to Tuggeranong for winning feeling

Sport.  Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals will consider moving games back to Tuggeranong next season to cut costs.

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Abby Bishop's best yet to come, says coach Carrie Graf

Sport: Canberra Capitals  V Logan Thunder. Capitals player Abby Bishop and Logan player Emma Langford in action. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals coach and former Australian mentor Carrie Graf believes star forward Abby Bishop can be a cornerstone of the Opals team for the next decade as she becomes one of the most dominant...

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Star pair out to make up for poor start

Natalie Hurst.

Jon Tuxworth Marquee players Natalie Hurst and Abby Bishop are pushing themselves to kick-start the Canberra Capitals' season.

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Capitals pull no punches in bid to bounce back

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.  Canberra Capitals player Abby Bishop during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop hopes a brutally honest assessment of their round-one flop will inspire the six-time WNBL champions.